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Scythe Announces USB Foot Switch Product Lines

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  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Japanese cooling specialist Scythe Co. Ltd., expands his portfolio with the new USB Foot Switch product line. These USB foot switches are available with one, two or three-button which can be used as an additional input device to facilitate the work with the computer. Depending on the used variant up to three buttons can be assigned freely with the included software. A robust design and clean processing ensure high ease of use.

    Scythe USB Foot Switch are now available for a MSRP of 19.90 € / 29.80 USD (Single version), or 28.50 € / 39.80 USD (Double version) and 32.50 € / 59.80 USD (Triple version). All prices excluding VAT / Tax.

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    Product Details
    Model Name: USB Foot Switch

    Item No.:
    USB Foot Switch Single - USB 1FOOT SWITCH
    USB Foot Switch Double - USB 2FOOT SWITCH
    USB Foot Switch Triple - USB 3FOOT SWITCH

    Dimensions:
    USB Foot Switch Single – Overall 120 x 67 x 34 mm – Switch 120 x 67 x 34 mm
    USB Foot Switch Double – Overall 130 x 210 x 37 mm – Switch 120 x 67 x 34 mm
    USB Foot Switch Triple – Overall 130 x 360 x 37 mm – Switch 120 x 67 x 34 mm

    Weight:
    USB Foot Switch Single - 230 g / 7.423 oz.
    USB Foot Switch Double - 570 g / 20.10 oz.
    USB Foot Switch Triple - 900 g / 70.87 oz.

    Cable Length: 1.80 m / 70.87 in

    Compatible OS: Windows 2000/XP/VISTA/7

    Accessory: CD-ROM Driver/Software, User Manual

    For more information, visit the Product Page.
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    I'm not sure what I would use it for, but honestly, I can see myself getting one. One of the triple versions, that is. I just don't know why.
  3. Kantastic

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    I'd buy one to scratch my foot with.. that's about it.
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    i cant think of one thing these would be good for that the 20 extra buttons on my keyboard and mouse cant already do
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    Piano Hero ? :)
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    this thing will be great for flight sim, waw, i can't wait to buy it ,

    my logitech force 3D +USB Foot Switch Triple + MSFSX =epic win

    shame MS wont develop another Flight sim :(
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    gas break and clutch :D
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    why didn't they just made a USB foot massage
  9. Tartaros

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    Rocco Sifredi deluxe edition? xD

    You know, some guys have 3 legs xDDDDDDD
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    Few years ago...when I've had long hair and electric guitar, I bought cheap (3$) usb keyboard with big space button. Removed all other buttons and used it as guitar effect switch for Guitar FX software. That was so Getto!
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    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    I was gonna say "great - i'll take 2 of these for my guitar amp" but then they are USB only :eek:
  12. gumpty

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    I'll get one of these for work. My boss can probably spot me scrambling to Alt-Tab or click away from what page I'm reading - but they wont see me quietly tap this with my foot to switch back to the spreadsheet.

    Also, this could be useful for FPS games. Assign a different weapon to each peddle.
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    Let me see if I get it straight... 3 buttons of a mouse for $59.00 ? :laugh:
    Is it at least like joystick pedals ? I guess not, right ?
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    This would be pretty cool to act as a crouch (spelling?) and jump for FPS. I always have crouch enabled only as long as the button is pressed, and for long times it can hurt my finger.
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    Announces? Its on sale on FrozenCPU.

    Try making that handles feet smashing for less tha that
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    You missed my point. Price is probably right for it. But is it useful at all ?
    It must be, for a guy or two......
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    Maybe for hands free porn media control?
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    Only thing usefull I could think of is for a DAW.
    Punching in an out for overdubs, or for adding or changing effects while recording.
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    weee activate ventrilo with foot weee me want one
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2010
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    cant wait to plug my electric guitar and start the wahwah etcetera experiments, lol
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    Im pretty sure there on off switches no potentiometer sorry to ruin everyone's guitar / gas brake dreams
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    build it yourself!
    some footswitch + RS232 (Com port) + C Programm = Diy Pedal to run apps
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    niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice. Been looking for something like this for aeons already!
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    No potentiometers needed, just on off. Tap on to overdud tap off too stop. As for effects, all parameters already loaded in Cubebase, Calkwalk, just easier to turn them on or off with your foot in real time than to "Fix it in the Mix". Obviously no real wah pedal, but could turn on a comb filter.
    Hell of a lot cheaper than buying the switches that already exist for this purpose.

    Peace.....

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